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Mattersight Corp (NAS:MATR)
PB Ratio
32.95 (As of Today)

As of today, Mattersight Corp's share price is $2.90. Mattersight Corp's Book Value per Share for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 was $0.09. Hence, Mattersight Corp's P/B Ratio of today is 32.95.

MATR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13   Max: 373
Current: 32.95


During the past 13 years, Mattersight Corp's highest P/B Ratio was 373.00. The lowest was 2.13. And the median was 14.43.

MATR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. MATR: 32.95 )

During the past 12 months, Mattersight Corp's average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate was -52.70% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Book Value Per Share Growth Rate of Mattersight Corp was 8.00% per year. The lowest was -50.30% per year. And the median was -29.00% per year.


Mattersight Corp's P/B ratio for today is calculated as follows:

P/B Ratio=Share Price/Book Value per Share (Q: Mar. 2017)

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

A closely related ratio is called Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio. The difference between Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio and Price-to-Book Ratio is that book value other than intangibles are used in the calculation.


Unlike valuation ratios relative to the earning power such as P/E ratio, P/S ratio or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, the Price-to-Book Ratio measures the valuation of the stock relative to the underlying asset of the company.

The Price-to-Book Ratio works the best for the businesses that earn most of their profit from their assets, e.g. banks and insurance companies.

Be Aware

Some businesses have very light assets, such as software companies or insurance agencies. The Price-to-Book Ratio does not work well for these companies. Some companies even have negative equity, so the Price-to-Book Ratio cannot be applied to them.

Related Terms

Book Value per Share, Market Cap, Total Equity, Preferred Stock, P/E ratio, P/S ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, Price-to-Tangible-Book Ratio

Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Mattersight Corp Annual Data

pb 16.672.7116.200.004.6117.7522.9233.0718.580.00

Mattersight Corp Quarterly Data

pb 33.07131.910.0015.8618.5821.560.000.000.0039.77
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